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William Godwin

William Godwin was an English journalist, political philosopher and novelist. He is considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism and the first modern proponent of anarchism. Godwin is most famous for two books that he published within the space of a year: An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, an attack on political institutions, and Things as They Are; or, The Adventures of Caleb Williams, an early mystery novel which attacks... Read More

Born3 March 1756
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England
Died7 April 1836 (aged 80)
London, England
Era19th-century philosophy
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